Tagged: book

Developing the Why of Art

How does an artist’s work develop over time? We probably all start out wide eyed and with big dreams about taking on the world, inspired by the art we surround ourselves with. But once...

Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing

I’ve been a big fan of Henry Yan’s figure drawing work for some time after stumbling across his work on the internet a while back (isn’t that how it’s always done these days?) He...

Miles Johnston Sketchbook

Got a nice little pressy in the mail recently when my Miles Johnston Sketchbook finally arrived. I don’t recall exactly when and where I first came across Miles’ work – I think it may...

A Solitary Mann

Jeremy Mann is another one of those inspirational painters that I was lucky enough to stumble across early in the piece when I was looking randomly for what styles resonated with me. I absolutely...

Imaginative Realism

After being impressed by James Gurney’s book on Color and Light, I was interested in picking up a copy of another of his process books titled Imaginative Realism – How to Paint What Doesn’t...

Quickie 2 by David Palumbo

I’m not sure when it was that I first stumbled across David Palumbo’s work. It may have been when we were tasked to go away and find an art movement or style that appealled...

Daily Painting

Being the sponge for new ideas and information that I am, my curiosity was piqued during a recent podcast episode of Artists Helping Artists where co-host Carol Marine was discussing her new book “Daily...

Loomis – For All It’s Worth

Andrew Loomis was a well known American painter, illustrator and author, best known for his series of instructional art books printed through the middle part of the 20th century. These books had long been...